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Johan van Zyl has left an enduring mark on Toyota, his family, his colleagues and the country, writes former colleague Leo Kok.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 1:00 pm
The legal fraternity is in mourning after the death of one of its commissioners, Lutendo Sigogo.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 11:34 am
Nienaber mentioned that foul play incidents follow a comprehensive process of adjudication and while he didn't explain it, said the referees followed it "to a tee".
Posted: August 1, 2021, 11:15 am
The government has received the first batch of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines which the US has donated to the country.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:42 am
YouTube said Sunday it had barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for one week, citing concerns about Covid-19 misinformation.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:24 am
Connie Ferguson paid tribute to her late husband in a moving letter on her Instagram account.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:50 am
A 29-year-old man has been arrested after he and two other men allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl in Majeje, Limpopo.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:34 am
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland said he found Rassie Erasmus's video about the unfairness of Nic Berry's officiating in the first Test "interesting."
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:45 am
World record holder Wayde van Niekerk has advanced to the Tokyo Olympics semi-finals of the men's 400m heats and insists there's more in the tank.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:21 am
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber insisted Rassie Erasmus' controversial refereeing video was never supposed to have any effect on the team as clear boundaries were set in that regard.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:17 am
One of the three dissident MPs in Eswatini is consulting his legal team about whether he should hand himself over to the police.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 1:30 am
Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist Blessing Okagbare’s Tokyo Games ended abruptly yesterday after she was provisionally suspended following a positive test for human growth hormone.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 12:14 am
Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has taken direct aim at the North Gauteng judges who found against him in his battle with his own organisation, vigorously accusing them of being biased in favour of President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 12:05 am
Papers reveal minister was in the thick of things as the main players hatched plot.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 12:05 am
Jon Qwelane - the former journalist, broadcaster and ambassador penned - a column in 2008, where he raised his views about the LGBTIQ+ community.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:21 pm
The ANC says inflammatory statements by its Youth League Task Team spokesperson, Sizophila Mkhize, outside the Verulam Magistrate's Court were "racist" and necessitated disciplinary action.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:21 pm
Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Saturday, 31 July, draw.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:02 pm
It wasn't always pretty, but a pair of stunning second half tries from Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am saw the Springboks beat the British & Irish Lions at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:30 pm
At least 249 rhinos were killed in the first six months of this year in South Africa, Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has said, partly pushed by the easing of lockdown curbs that increased the movement of poachers.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:45 pm
KwaZulu-Natal detectives have arrested an alleged Wentworth gang member, 35, who was wanted for drive-by shootings in the area.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:40 pm
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